VanEck Vectors Investment Grade Floating Rate ETF

Most Recent

  • uploads///Part  st
    Real Insights

    Why Investors May Want to Consider FLTR

    Floating rate notes (or FRNs) act as cushions during periods of rising interest rates.

    By VanEck
  • uploads///Part
    Real Insights

    Bank Loans or Floating Rate Notes: Which Should You Consider?

    Investment-grade corporate floaters in particular not only benefit investors when short-term interest rates rise but also carry lower credit risk.

    By VanEck
  • uploads///Part  st
    Real Insights

    How Floating Rate Notes Act as Cushions When Rates Rise

    Rising interest rates usually cause fear in the fixed income market, as market interest rates and bond prices move in the opposite direction.

    By VanEck
  • uploads///Part  st
    Real Insights

    A Look at the Credit Quality of Floating Rate Notes

    The index maintains near-zero duration and offers a higher yield compared to its counterparts.

    By VanEck
  • uploads///Part  st
    Real Insights

    Investors’ Fixed Income Barbell Choices

    You have laid out a good case to consider both emerging markets local currency bonds as well as floating rate investment grade debt.

    By VanEck
  • uploads///ANGL and FLTR Provide Diversification Benefits
    Real Insights

    Why You Should Consider Investing in ANGL and FLTR

    The VanEck Vectors Fallen Angel ETF (ANGL) and the VanEck Vectors Investment-Grade Floating Rate ETF (FLTR) provide various benefits.

    By VanEck
  • uploads///FLTR Is Less Volatile Compared to IG Bonds
    Real Insights

    Which ETF Is Designed to Outperform When Rates Rise?

    The VanEck Vectors Investment-Grade Floating Rate ETF (FLTR) has an effective duration of 0.14 years. It protects you from rising interest rates.

    By VanEck
  • uploads///Performance of ANGL and FLTR in the Previous  Rate Hikes
    Real Insights

    How to Protect Your Portfolio from Rising Interest Rates

    FLTR isn’t impacted much by interest rate hikes. FLTR has an effective duration as low as 0.14 years because its coupons match interest rates.

    By VanEck
  • uploads///Chart
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Do Tightening Credit Spreads Add to the Price Gain?

    Hungary’s credit upgrades to “investment-grade” (FLTR) opened doors for investors tracking low-risk benchmarks.

    By VanEck
  • uploads///Chart
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Does Change in Investment Ratings Impact Bond Value?

    The Turkish lira plunged to record lows against the dollar following its downgrade by Moody’s and S&P, who cited increased political instability as well as geopolitical stresses and turbulence.

    By VanEck
  • Consumer

    ISM shows the highest non-manufacturing growth since August 2013

    The Institute for Supply Management (or ISM) released the services Purchasing Managers Index (or PMI) report for April on Monday, May 5.

    By Phalguni Soni
  • Financials

    Interest rate risk: Measure and avoid the pitfalls of duration

    Primary portfolio risks that must be matched include interest rate risk, yield curve twists, spread risk, credit risk, and optionality.

    By Phalguni Soni
  • uploads///Part
    Consumer

    Janet Yellen on why the Fed changed its forward guidance policies

    In this part, we will discuss why the Fed has made changes to its forward guidance policies, which give investors information of the future path of the Fed funds rate.

    By Phalguni Soni
  • uploads///Part
    Financials

    The Fed uses 2 newer tools in the unprecedented stimulus territory

    The part discusses Yellen’s take on the monetary policy challenges, the role of qualitative and quantitative forward guidance since the Great Recession, and the recovery.

    By Phalguni Soni
  • Financials

    Investing in fixed income: What motivates bond investors?

    We can understand the investment objectives of fixed income investors in terms of returns, risks, and constraints. There are two categories of investors.

    By Phalguni Soni
  • Financials

    Is simpler and more transparent regulation better for investors?

    Over the course of his speech, Plosser provided several reasons why simplicity and transparency can enable markets to price risks in a more informed manner.

    By Phalguni Soni
  • Financials

    Why does Richard Fisher advocate for Delphic forward guidance?

    In this article, we’ll discuss Fisher’s take on Delphic forward guidance. According to Fisher, Delphic forward guidance is more obscure and enigmatic.

    By Phalguni Soni
  • Financials

    A guide to purchasing managers’ indexes for ETF investors

    As we’ve seen in this series, there are three major Purchasing Managers Index (or PMI) reports issued in the U.S.

    By Phalguni Soni
  • Financials

    Is qualitative forward guidance better than no guidance at all?

    At the recently concluded Federal Open Market Committee (or FOMC) meeting of the U.S. Federal Reserve, the Fed said it would remove the quantitative thresholds from its policy statement.

    By Phalguni Soni
  • Consumer

    Why Richard Fisher calls for a 3rd Fed policy akin to Abenomics

    In his speech to the London School of Economics, Dallas Fed President outlined how “fiscal drag” is holding back GDP growth.

    By Phalguni Soni
  • Financials

    The Dallas Fed’s Richard Fisher shares key forward guidance

    The Fed’s tapering of monthly asset purchases is expected to end this fall. Markets are closely watching for developments on the Fed front as to when the base rate might rise.

    By Phalguni Soni
  • Consumer

    Auto sales: Can record incentives revive auto industry fortunes?

    Light vehicle auto sales for March will be released on Tuesday, April 1. The light vehicle annualized selling pace came in at 15.3 million in February.

    By Phalguni Soni
  • Industrials

    March manufacturing releases are critical in assessing a recovery

    The Purchasing Managers Manufacturing Index (or PMI) is based on a monthly survey of selected companies that provide an advanced indication of what’s really happening in the private-sector economy.

    By Phalguni Soni
    • CONNECT with Market Realist
    • Link to Facebook
    • Link to Twitter
    • Link to Instagram
    • Link to Email Subscribe
    Market Realist Logo
    Do Not Sell My Personal Information

    © Copyright 2021 Market Realist. Market Realist is a registered trademark. All Rights Reserved. People may receive compensation for some links to products and services on this website. Offers may be subject to change without notice.